Bitcoin should not be seen as a way to evade tax: Unocoin founder

Bitcoin should not be seen as a way to evade tax: Unocoin founder

Bitcoin may be in for a “correction” in terms of its price in the first or second quarter of 2018 but will end the year selling at a higher rate, according to the Indo-Canadian co-founder of Indian Bitcoin company Unocoin....
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Should Indians be worried about the safety of their bank deposits? What we know (and what we don’t)

Should Indians be worried about the safety of their bank deposits? What we know (and what we don’t)

The Finance Ministry in a series of tweets earlier this week clarified that rights of depositors will not be compromised by the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, or FRDI Bill, expected to be tabled in the Parliament in...
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Linking Aadhaar to real estate transactions could be a game changer. Here’s why.

Linking Aadhaar to real estate transactions could be a game changer. Here’s why.

A whopping 60 per cent of the black money in the country is pumped into immovable assets in the form of both residential and commercial properties, according to news reports. And everyone is in on the game, from individuals to family-managed trusts...
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Moody’s upgrade has changed the market mood, but it’ll be shortlived

Moody’s upgrade has changed the market mood, but it’ll be shortlived

Khadim India and New India Assurance were down 7-15 per cent from their issue prices, respectively, while HDFC Life managed to see strong listing based on its strong management pedigree. Global rating agency Moody’s has changed the mood of the...
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‘Supply-chain bullying’ to be tackled with first-ever small business commissioner

‘Supply-chain bullying’ to be tackled with first-ever small business commissioner

Business Secretary Greg Clark said Uppal’s experience made him “suited to champion small business and bring about a change in culture, creating a level playing field”. Mr Uppal said: “Running your own business can be a very lonely experience and...
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PM Modi constitutes Economic Advisory Council, Bibek Debroy to be chairman

PM Modi constitutes Economic Advisory Council, Bibek Debroy to be chairman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up a panel of economic advisors to help his government analyse and advise on key issues. The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) will be headed by Bibek Debroy, member, NITI Aayog....
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